Senate Intelligence Committee Final Report Is Shameful | Beaufort County Now | Senator Richard Burr has, for the better part of two years until he was forced to resign due to a corruption investigation from the Senate Intelligence Committee, was the key person leading the investigation into "Russian Collusion" in the 2016 presidential election. | beaufort observer, senate intelligence committee, richard burr, final report, august 20, 2020

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Senate Intelligence Committee Final Report Is Shameful

    Senator Richard Burr has, for the better part of two years until he was forced to resign due to a corruption investigation from the Senate Intelligence Committee, was the key person leading the investigation into "Russian Collusion" in the 2016 presidential election. After spending millions of dollars they found none. Zero. Nyt. Nadda.

    This week the committee issued its Final Report. They could not agree on the report so there are various "dissenting" views of what they learned. Seldom has so much been said and so little done.

    You can get a short version of the report from Kimberley Strassell a reporter for the Wall Street Journal on her Twitter feed.


    We said months ago that Burr should resign and his conduct is the epitome of the reasoning that we need the Recall for public officials. Burr was an embarrassment for North Carolina before he came under FBI investigation and regardless of how that turns out he should be ashamed of himself. He certainly should not collect a pension from the taxpayers.

    But don't hold you breath that he will ever be held accountable. Just one more reason so many people are fed up with government, at all levels.


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